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Genetically modified salmon head to US dinner plates

17 days ago   |   By Chron

INDIANAPOLIS - The inaugural harvest of genetically modified salmon began this week after the pandemic delayed the sale of the first such altered animal to be cleared for human consumption in the United States, company officials said.
Several tons of salmon, engineered by biotech company AquaBounty Technologies Inc., will now head to restaurants and away-from-home dining services - where labeling as genetically engineered is not required - in the Midwest and along the East Coast, company CEO Sylvia Wulf said.
Thus far, the only customer to announce it is selling the salmon is Samuels and...
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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

17 days ago   |   By Chron

Stocks closed mostly higher on Wall Street following more signals that the economy is continuing to recover.
Investors were encouraged to see that weekly unemployment claims fell to another pandemic low and that the U.S. economy grew at a solid rate during the first quarter.
Banks and industrial stocks led the gains. Technology companies fell, pulling the Nasdaq slightly lower. Health care and household goods makers also lagged the broader market.
On Thursday:
The S&P 500 rose 4.89 points, or 0.1%, to 4,200.88.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 141.59 points, or 0.4%, to 34,464.64.
The...
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US stocks trade higher after 4th straight pandemic-era low in weekly jobless claims

US stocks trade higher after 4th straight pandemic-era low in weekly jobless claims

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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US stocks traded higher on Thursday after jobless claims fell to a fresh pandemic-era low.
Jobless claims fell to 406,000 last week, beating economist estimates of 425,000.
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US stocks traded higher on Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrial average leading the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite higher.
The move came after weekly jobless claims fell to a fresh post-pandemic low, at 406,000. That was better than economist estimates of 425,000, and represented the fourth week in a row of falling jobless...
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U.S. jobless claims fall to 406,000

17 days ago   |   By Finance Commerce

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to 406,000, a new pandemic low and more evidence that the job market is strengthening as the virus wanes and economy further reopens.
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US stocks trade higher after 4th straight pandemic-era low in weekly jobless claims

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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US stocks traded higher on Thursday after jobless claims fell to a fresh pandemic-era low. Jobless claims fell to 406,000 last week, beating economist estimates of 425,000. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks traded higher on Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrial average leading the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite higher. The move came after weekly jobless claims fell to a fresh post-pandemic low, at 406,000. That was better than economist estimates of 425,000, and represented the fourth week in a row of falling...
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